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The student news site of Amador Valley High School


The Girl Up Club officers create a safe and educational environment dedicated to womens empowerment.

Empowering women at Amador: Girl Up Club leads the way

Aakanksha Balachander, Amadon Page Editor April 6, 2024

On alternate Fridays, Amador Valley High School’s very own Girl Up Club meet at the AV library. The club is an offshoot of the larger Girl Up Movement that operates out of 155 countries and 50 US states,...

Showing off their creation, build members experiment and tamper with several designs.

Club Profile: Science Olympiad’s build team fosters a passion for science

Lauren Tran, AV Radio Editor March 30, 2024

Science Olympiad is a worldwide organization that encourages students to take a deep dive into the realm of science. Though there are a variety of study and hybrid geared events, build events require different...

Students discussed issues in committee sessions.

Model UN club hosts the largest high school conference in the Bay Area

Leo He, AVT World News and Politics Editor March 30, 2024

On Saturday, Mar 23, Amador’s Model UN club attended the Bay Area Model UN Conference. This meeting is held once a year and features attendees from over a dozen schools. After joining Model UN, students...

After school, club members gather to arrange care packages before a donation.

Homeless Hearts Club raises money to help those in need at local restaurants

Leo He, AVT World News and Politics Editor March 30, 2024

At Amador Valley High School, the Homeless Hearts Club has taken on the mission of assembling and distributing care packages for those in need. The club brings warmth and hope to a neglected community. Procuring...

The NAMI club officers plan to create a safe and fun environment with interactive and relaxing activites at every meeting.

Club Profile: NAMI advocates for Amador’s mental health

Aakanksha Balachander, Amadon Page Editor March 21, 2024

A new club is on the Amador campus: Amador Valley’s very own offshoot of NAMI, which stands for National Alliance of Mental Illnesses. NAMI is the nation’s largest mental health organization, a significant...

Abhinav Garg (‘25) lectures on ancient theories about the Earth in a Geography Club meeting.

Mapping success: Geography Club enhances students’ knowledge and academic readiness

Hunter Gapol, Staff Writer March 18, 2024

Founded by Hanzhem Yu (‘25) and Abhinav Garg (‘25), the Amador Valley Geography Club offers students an all-inclusive environment to deepen their knowledge of world geography. The club meets every...

Amador Valley A Team goes to Atlanta, Georgia to attend the national competition last year.

Quizbowl Team sets sights on national competition following strong performances in state tournaments

Yatin Bayya, AV Radio Editor March 12, 2024

Amador’s Quizbowl team has recently won two regional competitions, the TQBA Winter Rodeo and the Western Regional History BN bowls. In Quizbowl, there are four big categories: science, history, fine...

The members of the Biotechnology Club gather after the last meeting ofo 2023 where they conducted a fun lab.

Club Profile: Biotechnology Club introduces students to a new aspect of biology

Lauren Tran, Senior Staff Writer March 4, 2024

The Amador Valley Biotechnology Club serves as an inclusive, educational environment for all students to share their collective interest in the field of science.  “I’m really into biotechnology,...

Gauri Chawla (25) starts off the Psych Club meeting with a Kahoot game to help members prepare for their upcoming exam.

Club Profile: Psychology Club help students thrive in their AP Psychology course

Eva Carranza, Senior Staff Writer March 2, 2024

AP Psychology, a course offered at Amador, is all about studying human behavior and mental processes. The Psychology Club focuses on covering the College Board course's material through a multitude of...

Amador Valley Teams A and B take a group photo after Regional to cement the moment with their trophy.

Club Profile: Amador Valley Science Bowl Club places 3rd at annual competition

Jerry Liu, Staff Writer February 26, 2024

At the end of January, the AVHS Science Bowl Club competed in the Sandia National Laboratories High School Regional Science Bowl. The club placed 3rd place amongst extremely competitive schools around...

The AV Dance Teams efforts paid off as they brought energy to the Donversity rally through their dancing.

AV Dance Team performs their best at the Donversity rally

Grace Huang, Amadon Page Editor February 26, 2024

As students anticipated the festivities of Donversity, the AV Dance Team was hard at work. From consistent practices to having fun dancing together, the Dance Team put in the effort to perform their best...

Amador Valleys Crochet and Knitting Club meets every other Friday during lunch to share their communal interest in the craft.

Club Profile: Crochet Club weaves creativity and charity

Lauren Tran, AV Radio Editor February 22, 2024

The Amador Valley Crochet and Knitting Club is a safe, creative space for artists to experiment with patterns and designs. Created during the COVID-19 pandemic, the club has grown tremendously since then,...

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